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Feb 3, 2013 5:30am PST
link tv, a world of creativity. >> syria is at the top of the agenda in munich. the israeli defense minister says that it is imminent. >> this is the world news, from al-jazeera. dozens of people have been killed in northern iraq after a suicide bomber attacked on a police headquarters. what is wrong with this picture? barack obama's shooting skills are on show as he plans to get tough on guns. back to the future, some people prefer to watch the world in black and white in britain. nearly 60,000 people killed in syria after two years, we finally might be looking at some diplomatic progress. for the first time, the president's chief ally, russia, with the help of the syrian national coalition, the foreign minister spoke to us on the sidelines of the security council meeting in munich. he says he wants to keep in regular contact with syrian opposition. iran is another staunch ally of the syrian president. after the 45 minute meeting, they talked about a way to remove the regime with the least possible bloodshed. there has been serious opposition to the presence of government subject t
Feb 3, 2013 2:00pm PST
at a security conference in germany. the defense minister of israel appears to confirm speculation that israeli forces were behind wednesday's attack near damascus. >> alongside apparent diplomatic progress on syria, there were reminders about how easily the conflict could spread. the defense minister of israel spoke of the imminent fall of bashar al-assad, and gave his response to reports that israeli jets bombed targets inside syria. >> i cannot say anything about what happened in syria several days ago, but they keep telling us that frankly that we said when we face some think we need it, we say we don't think they should be allowed to bring advanced weapons systems into lebanon on. >> the iranian foreign minister said he held face-to-face talks with syrian opposition on saturday. about the number of one-on-one meetings with key players including u.s. vice president, joe biden. the syrian opposition leader also said that with the russian foreign minister and was invited to moscow for four -- for further talks. it's being seen as representing the faintest sign of progress toward easing the ci
Feb 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
for what some call a controversial stance on iran and israel. >> what about when a secretary of defense is confronting -- what about the war on afghanistan? what about the war on terrorism? what about the budget sequestering? what about middle east turmoil? what about cyber attacks? all of the issues we did not see enough time spent on discussing these issues, and that is what counts. >> it is super bowl sunday and the biggest sporting event is going on longer than expected because of a power outage triggered a baltimore ravens were taking on the forty-niners. it is not merely a football game but a nationwide cultural extravaganza. an integral part of that experience are the parties. the u.s. snack food association shows americans are consuming 15,000 tons of snacks today alone. some of the items, 5,000 tons of and about 1,000 tons of nuts. the most staggering data comes from the national chicken council. americans will be feasting on of 1.2 3 billion portions of chicken wings. if the wings were placed side- by-side there would be long enough to circle the earth wise. -- twice. john is
Feb 1, 2013 5:30am PST
it will be solved. >> u.s. president barack obama's choice for secretary of defense is facing tough questions. chuck hagel was asked to defend his views on iran and israel. the toughest questions came from members of his own party. >> were you correct or incorrect. said the surge would be the most dangerous foreign policy blunder in this country since vietnam? were you correct or incorrect? yes or no? the question is where you right or wrong. that's a pretty straightforward question. >> well -- >> were you right or wrong? the elaborate. >> i'm not going to give you a yes or no answer. >> then let the record shows he refused to answer the question. >> if you will like me to explain -- >> i would actually like an answer, yes or no. >> i think it's far more complicated than that. my answer as i will defer the judgment of history. >> was will is investigating. a student with a gun made it possible for detectives to go in and shoot a fellow classmate. police surrounded the school in atlanta after a 14-year-old student was shot in the neck. three people were arrested. barack obama, for more research into
Feb 4, 2013 2:00pm PST
of war. in 1940, congress agreed to only token increases in defense production. roosevelt waited until after the presidential election to make his move. on december 29th, he called for a lend-lease program to aid the allies and $1 billion for arms production. we must be the great arsenal of democracy. for us, this is an emergency as serious as war itself. allied losses in europe mounted. plans for american aid increased. special envoys were dispatched to london and moscow to discuss war materials. at home, mobilization committees were set up, bringing together business and labor. robert nathan, the chief economic planner for the arsenal of democracy, recalls that the first problem was convincing depressed industries to expand. the steel industry, with great impact, said, "you're silly." we were down to 15% to 20% of our capacity utilization for some years during the depression. i don't think we would have convinced them if we hadn't had the gnp to demonstrate what a fully employed economy would accomplish. plants began shifting toward munitions and liberty ships were being designed. an
Feb 6, 2013 5:30am PST
as they transition into a democracy. we will have more on that as we get it. to mai. the french defense minister says the fight to reclaim the country is a real war. -- ito mali. this is despite having taken control of a town, they're still fighting. there's an agreement with french in which malian soldiers have not been allowed to enter the town. and this is another town with a similar deal with the french. oryx firefighters managed to enter kidal after coordinating with the french army. -- our fighters managed to enter. >> the conflict has left mali's economy in a fragile state. our correspondent is in the capital. >> the printing presses are still running, but only just. this company has lost three- quarters of its business in the last year. if first there was a military coup, and the rebellion in the north. foreigners have left mali and have taken their money with them. >> we were hit by the departure of the foreign companies based in mali and the international organizations like unisex. they all closed and left. -- organizations like unisef. >> the effects are being felt everywhere. it was a poo
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)